Tag Archives: Chicago Code

Media Notepad: WTTW exec exits after long run

And… James Holzhauer’s final Jeopardy scores in ratings; Gov. Pritzker honors Rockford local show; Viewers skip Red Line. The man who helmed the Window To The World has [..]

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Media Notepad: “Red Line” derails in the ratings against “Game of Thrones”

Plus…. Ratings for Bulls and Blackhawks continue to fall; Jeopardy continues to roll thanks to a winning contestant; Crain’s partners with WGN Radio As one might have predicted, [..]

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Getting ready to board “The Red Line”

Limited-series debuts amid back drop of real-life problems, including Jussie Smollett The latest drama to be based in Chicago debuts (or debuted) Sunday night titled The Red Line. [..]

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Media Notepad: Despite playoff appearance, Bulls sink in ratings during regular season

Also: Bill O’Reilly out at Fox; Sinclair buys a TV station group (but it’s not who you think); WCIU lays groundwork for new morning show; black-ish heads to [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: Good ratings start for APB – but not creatively

Also: The End for Sacramento’s KDND;  ‘The Insider’ canceled; WIND-AM’s Joe Walsh goes national  The latest crime procedural based (and filmed) in Chicago debuted Monday night with Fox’s APB, [..]

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TCA: Plenty on the plate for NBC

NBC and two of its cable networks  took to the stage last weekend at the TCA Winter Press Tour in Pasadena to tout its post-Olympic schedule – which [..]

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Cancellation Friday: “Partners”, “Last Resort”, “666” each get pink slip

And this after the T Dog Media Cancellation Bus gets crushed into a cube… Usually, these type of “Bloody Friday” cancellations take place the week before the upfronts [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: Terminating the right to report: could it happen?

A bizarre scene unfolded Saturday afternoon at a West Side hospital involving WGN-TV reporter Dan Ponce, a WMAQ-TV cameraman, and the Chicago police. Three local stations and four [..]

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One for the record books – yet again

The Voice and Smash get off to impressive starts Here we go again – for the third year in a row, the Super Bowl has set another viewing [..]

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The Toilet 10 of 2011

And other media misfires of note Scrubbing the commodes for you… the Toilet 10 of 2011 – the worst shows of television and media items sure to make [..]

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Roger Ebert’s “At The Movies” on the ropes

Could the balcony close again? Sure looks like it. Roger Ebert’s revival of At The Movies could bite the dust after only one season due to problems finding [..]

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NBC cancels “The Playboy Club”

          NBC picks up Whitney and Up All Night for full season If you had NBC’s The Playboy Club in the-first-show-to-be-canceled-of-the-season pool, you win! [..]

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New “Two And A Half Men” wallops competiton

  Uncle Kelso has arrived in the Harper household – and he’s already winning – and so is the former occupant. The ninth season premiere of Two And [..]

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ABC’s, NBC’s Friday frenzy

For two of the broadcast networks, it was Friday Frenzy. With the upfronts set to begin Monday, the networks started cancelling bubble shows ahead of time, as evidenced [..]

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Fox cancels "Chicago Code", four other shows

Goodbye Chicago Code. Many will miss you  – but others won’t.  Welcome to upfront season. In what can be described as a television version of a massacre, Fox [..]

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